China makes bizarre claim coronavirus started in Barcelona, Spain – not Wuhan

China makes bizarre claim coronavirus started in Barcelona, Spain – not Wuhan

China is once again trying to shift the blame for coronavirus, this time suggesting the pandemic could have started in Spain. Just days before the World Health Organisation (WHO) begins a scoping mission in Beijing to establish what caused the outbreak that has now killed…

Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China – and humans have no defence

Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China – and humans have no defence

A new strain of flu discovered in China has the potential to become another pandemic – and humans would be extremely vulnerable to it. Scientists have identified a strain of influenza that has recently emerged among pigs called G4 EA H1N1. It’s similar to the…

Digital Yuan Will ‘Co-exist’ with Alipay, WeChat Pay – China Telecom

Digital Yuan Will ‘Co-exist’ with Alipay, WeChat Pay – China Telecom

Source: Adobe/charnsitr A China Telecom executive has hinted that the digital yuan and third-party payment apps will likely co-exist in the same financial ecosystem – although he stopped short of saying whether or not the forthcoming central bank-issued token would be interoperable with apps such…

China is systematically detaining Uighurs — and the world isn’t doing enough about it

China is systematically detaining Uighurs — and the world isn’t doing enough about it

In the Chinese province of Xinjiang, Uighur Muslims are being held and held in what is effective concentration campswhere they have been exposed to human rights abuses, including torture, forced sterilizationand brainwashing. But nobody seems to do much about it internationally. In this week’s episode…